Full name: Uwe Andreas Schmitt
Height: 6-0 (184 cm)
Weight: 163 lbs (74 kg)
Born: August 17, 1961 in Marburg, Hessen, Germany
Died: December 17, 1995 in Bad Homburg vor der Höhe, Hessen, Germany
Affiliations: Eintracht Frankfurt, Frankfurt am Main (GER)
Country: West Germany
Uwe Schmitt, a 400 hurdler, also ran the 4x400 relay at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Games but was eliminated in the semi-finals of both the 4x400 and 400 hurdles. In 1987 he did not qualify for the second round of the 400 hurdles at the Worlds. Schmitt was overshadowed throughout his career by his teammate, [Harald Schmid]. In 1995, only 34-years-old, Uwe Schmitt committed suicide by taking poison.
Personal Bests: 400 – 45.9 (1984); 400H – 49.39 (1985).
|1984 Summer||22||Los Angeles||Athletics||Men's 400 metres Hurdles||West Germany||FRG||6 h1 r2/3|
|1984 Summer||22||Los Angeles||Athletics||Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay||West Germany||FRG||5 h1 r2/3|
|1984 Summer||22||Los Angeles||Athletics||West Germany||Semi-Finals||Heat One||6||50.08||6|
|1984 Summer||22||Los Angeles||Athletics||West Germany||Round One||Heat Four||3||QC||49.77||4|
|1984 Summer||22||Los Angeles||Athletics||West Germany||FRG||Semi-Finals||Heat One||5||3:04.69|
|1984 Summer||22||Los Angeles||Athletics||West Germany||FRG||Round One||Heat Three||2||QU||3:03.33|